Tolland (HM243O)

Location: Tolland, CT 06084 Tolland County
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N 41° 52.169', W 72° 22.155'

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Formerly a part of Windsor and named after Tolland in England, was settled in 1713 and granted a charter in 1715. The first homes were built in 1713 on a highway at Grant's Hill, so called from ancestors of President Ulysses S. Grant. Tolland became prosperous with many industries and was designated the county seat in 1785. The County Courthouse built in 1822 on the Green, afterward used as a library, is a rare example of early Connecticut civic architecture. The Tolland County Jail, more than a century old, has been preserved as a museum by the Tolland Historical Society.
Erected by The Tolland Historical Society, Inc.
and the Connecticut Historical Commission
HM NumberHM243O
Year Placed1971
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, December 26th, 2017 at 10:01am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 718325 N 4638631
Decimal Degrees41.86948333, -72.36925000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 52.169', W 72° 22.155'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 52' 10.14" N, 72° 22' 9.3000000000001" W
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Area Code(s)860
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 54-94 Old Post Rd, Tolland CT 06084, US
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